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Too Big to Fail U.S. Banks' Regulatory Alchemy: Converting an Obscure Agency Footnote into an 'At Will' Nullification of Dodd-Frank's Regulation of the Multi-Trillion Dollar Financial Swaps Market

Michael Greenberger
2018 Social Science Research Network  
are "too-big-to-fail," and thus an explicit guarantee from the parent is really no longer needed.  ...  a JPMorgan Chase derivatives trader, 267 NAT'L ASS'N OF PENSION FUNDS, SWAPS MADE SIMPLE: WHAT A TRUSTEE NEEDS TO KNOW 10 (2005), https://www.actuaries.org.uk/ documents/swaps-made-simple-what-trustee-needs-know  ...  is likely to pale in comparison to the increased regulatory "race to the bottom" the U.K. will likely exhibit when it no longer needs to follow what certain U.K. bankers have referred to as the "idiot  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3228783 fatcat:hojmesgo2rgnvllhjf2ytvtc5i

Too Big to Bail: The "Paulson Put," Presidential Politics, and the Global Financial Meltdown

Thomas Ferguson, Robert Johnson
2009 International Journal of Political Economy  
, Fannie and Freddie evolved into American originals: semipublic institutions too big and complicated to fail without international ramifications. 4 The spectacular growth of mortgage lending in the  ...  Claiming that "if you've got a bazooka and people know you've got it, you may not have to take it out," Paulson asked Congress for standby authority to inject federal money into the GSEs as capital and  ... 
doi:10.2753/ijp0891-1916380201 fatcat:nw5zrtrxjrclxcujpl65zefgba

How children fail

John Holt
1966 Journal of the Reading Specialist  
One reason they did not know that 1200 was too big is that they do not know how big 1200 is.  ...  After a while they will want to know and will figure out how to make the machine do what they want, or how to guess in advance what the machine will do.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19388076609556948 fatcat:ou5vcwmaczdtrmlksex4x5qe6a

When Objects Fail

Peter Hall
2014 Design and Culture  
When something fails, we want to know why -a question that immediately moves design criticism past its obsession with style, form, movements, and biographies and into a mode of explication.  ...  Drawing terms from the philosophers Bruno Latour, Michel Serres, and Martin Heidegger, this essay argues that one way to put thing theory to use in design criticism is by analyzing objects that failed.  ...  When something fails, we want to know why, a question that immediately moves design criticism past its obsession with style, form, movements, and biographies and into a mode of explication -literally unfolding  ... 
doi:10.2752/175470814x14031924627022 fatcat:vmooehmdabdhvm52bc6sv2jj6u

On building systems that will fail

Fernando J. Corbató
1991 Communications of the ACM  
The decision to use a compiler to implement the system software was a good one, but what we did not appreciate was that new language PL/I presented us with two big difficulties: First, the language had  ...  Sixth, and last, on a large project, one of the best investments that can be made is the cross edtccation of the team so that nearly everyone knows more than he or she needs to know.  ...  To copy otherwise, or to republish, requires a fee and/or specific permission.  ... 
doi:10.1145/114669.114686 fatcat:ntpfd77aavcivmdrfrvb6vz4xu

Giving and Receiving When Vital Organs Fail

Donald L. Madison, Andrew, Jim, Susan Pike
2004 North Carolina Medical Journal  
Andrew's mother, Susan Pike, had been the donor of choice for his new kidney, but she failed to pass muster during the workup.  ...  The longest survival for a first heart transplant in a child that Dr. Michael Mill (who heads the heart and lung transplant team at UNC Hospitals) knows of is 25 years.  ...  DLM: When you were very young, before the heart transplant, could you exert yourself at all? What kind of shape were you in physically?  ... 
doi:10.18043/ncm.65.1.43 fatcat:kzgq5ebjonbqfghmzxknmfm4bm

The Future of the American Law School or, How the 'Crits' Led Brian Tamanaha Astray and His Failing Law Schools Fails

Stephen F. Diamond
2013 Social Science Research Network  
This review essay argues that only an appreciation for the dual nature of the modern rule of law allows us to explain what is happening to the American law school and to see clearly the limitations of  ...  The essay suggests that diversity within a tenure based academic model is a valuable characteristic of the current model that must be preserved.  ...  time see Michael Lewis, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine (2010).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2207749 fatcat:f2ot3pvr4ngsvc7qctgbixvhji

Questionable All Along, DNA's Inheritance Role Is Now Failing in a Big Way—Does Anyone Care?

Ted Christopher
2022 Open Journal of Philosophy  
Science's theory of evolution purports to explain life and its historical dynamics in a physics/material-only fashion.  ...  But this entails a broad reliance on DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) for inheritance (and thus blueprints), which appears to be implausible for a number of unusual innate behaviors.  ...  Several significant books were obtained there and the library also provided a good work space. The efforts and funding came solely from the author.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojpp.2022.121003 fatcat:6b3672wohjdm5amampmamfl2ni

Failing Faith: Adjudicatory Procedure in Decline

Judith Resnik
1986 The University of Chicago Law Review  
If we employ mediators in our publicly-financed system of dispute resolution, how are we to know what they do?  ...  Why didn't they know what we can now so readily see?"  ...  Again, we are learning that "consent" to judgment may not, in and of itself, be a sufficient guarantee of quality, fairness, or litigant satisfaction.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1599648 fatcat:6air4nl5nnabrep6oawflbl3w4

The COVID-19 Pandemic: Failing Forward in Public Health [chapter]

Scott L. Greer, Anniek de Ruijter, Eleanor Brooks
2020 Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics  
You will be contacted as soon as possible.  ...  Their food systems were simply too integrated to do otherwise, and so the EU failed forward into a much broader set of standards and tightly integrated information systems.  ...  too complex.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51791-5_44 fatcat:sszyarlw4bednpjxtla5ewotyq

Beautiful Failing: Franz Kafka and the Curse of the Bambino

John Limon
2001 The Yale Journal of Criticism  
comprehensible to you.”* What Kafka fails to perform, first, he always fails to make compre- hensible, second: personal failures double as hermeneutic ones.  ...  What he needs for his art is unity without closure.  ... 
doi:10.1353/yale.2001.0029 fatcat:mrwkvjfxjzcmjaquxqubqscvqu

One Bridge Too Far: Why the Employee Free Choice Act Has, and Should, Fail

Richard A. Epstein
2010 Social Science Research Network  
of a union and then requires mandatory arbitration if the parties cannot agree to a new contract within 130 days of union recognition.  ...  The Employer Free Choice Act has had enjoyed strong academic support. but thus far has been stymied by fierce political resistance to its central positions that first institute a card-check for the selection  ...  a system of card checks and mandatory arbitration." 82 That conclusion can be, and has been, attacked for being too extreme.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1660683 fatcat:gahu2mmuinemfao3u6koe5i2pm

What If DRM Fails?: Seeking Patronage in the iWasteland and the Virtual O

Jon M. Garon
2009 Social Science Research Network  
Apple CEO Steve Jobs's suggestion that DRM has already failed may be too precipitous as well as too self-serving.  ...  has been dying since before I was born, so what does that say.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1334948 fatcat:i5iqnyrz25bx5hxcslbjtwt6om

From Failing Hands: The Story of Presidential Succession

Birch Bayh, John D. Feerick
1967 Political science quarterly  
reportedly said to a friend: "Do you [know] . . . what happened to most Vice-Presidents who succeeded to the Presidency?  ...  to the presidency, Arthur had been viewed as a machine politician, and it was expected that under him the spoils system would flourish.  ...  upon an examination of what occurred in Illinois in the years between 1938 and 1940 . 5 In November, 1938 Horner of Illinois sustained a heart attack and went to Florida to convalesce.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2147319 fatcat:6ursdj46t5edflqgja3vbr67wi

Japan's failed revolution: Koizumi and the politics of economic reform

2003 ChoiceReviews  
In other words, Japan needs strucrurnl reform of irs political system before it can embrace Structural reform of its economic system.  ...  reforms," As End" concludes, what a nation needs from its leader is to demonstrate outstanding leadership, not to share banal interests with the common people.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.41-1190 fatcat:zv3zooxz3rbm5j6iog43jnzmvm
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